What is a Snow Plow Attack Angle? - Winter Equipment Company

What is a Snow Plow Attack Angle?

January 19, 2018

What is a snow plow attack angle? This is the angle at which the snow plow blade hits the ground. The correct angle can positively influence snow and ice removal. It will also allow your blades, guards, and shoes to hit the ground correctly and will result in higher performance and longer blade wear life.

Some snow plows have features that include adjustable attack angles. Each one can be used under different conditions for best results.

Attack AngleSuitable Use
55%
  • Plowing unpaved gravel surfaces
  • Scooping up heavy snow
65%
  • Multiple surfaces and conditions
75%
  • Plowing paved surfaces or asphalt
  • Scraping up hard-packed snow or ice

 

To learn more about which attack angles to use in specific weather conditions as well as superior product pairings, contact the sales team at Winter® Equipment today at sales@winterequipment.com or by phone 888-294-9485!

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